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LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection. For the past few years we have celebrated the anniversary of LibriVox with a collection loosely themed on the number of the anniversary year. This year is no exception. Readers have contributed 88 recordings in Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Polish and Yiddish, and this feast of fiction, poetry, essays, articles and musical items ranges from lectures to love letters, science to songs, travel to taxes, and politics to pirates, spiced with a dash of...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by Thomas A. Copeland. In this third installment of the adventures of John Carter on Mars, our hero labors under sentence of death (for having returned from the land of the dead) in a heroic struggle to recover the beautiful Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium. He scours the planet from pole to pole, enduring imprisonment and torture, outwitting antagonists, reveling in carnage, accepting aid from unlikely sources, and dealing...
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by Edmund Spenser
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LibriVox recording of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland Spenser planned a 24-book romance-epic consisting of two parts, of which he completed half of the first. The first twelve books were to illustrate the development of virtues within the individual soul, and the second twelve were to depict the application of these moral virtues to remedying evils that afflict the world. Each of the first set of quests was to begin at the court of the Fairy Queen,...
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by Martyn Johnson
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LibriVox recording of Editorials from The Dial magazine, Volume 66 by Martyn Johnson. Read in English by KevinS. Editorials published in Volume 66 of The Dial magazine, a fortnightly political and literary review. The source available to us features issues from January 11 to June 28, 1919. This volume illustrates the pacifist and socialist viewpoint of Martyn Johnson (the owner) and the magazine's staff. The magazine experience financial troubles in 1919 and was sold later that year. The...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, american politics, editorials, world affairs
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by Alexis de Tocqueville
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Librivox recording of Democracy in America Volume I by Alexis de Tocqueville. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful observations American society and political system, found in the two volume book he published after his visit, still remain surprisingly relevant today. (Summary by the Bookworm) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit...
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Broadcasts of the Italian all-news station Radio 24.
Topics: News & Politics, Radio 24
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by Niccolo Machiavelli
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LibriVox recording of The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Read by Paul Adams. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. The descriptions within The Prince have the general theme of accepting that ends of princes, such as glory, and indeed survival, can justify the use of immoral means to achieve those ends. (Introduction by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Aristotle
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LibriVox recording of Politics, by Aristotle. The Politics , by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy. In it, Aristotle explores the role that the political community should play in developing the virtue of its citizens. One of his central ideas is that "Man is a political animal," meaning that people can only become virtuous by active participation in the political community. Aristotle also criticizes his teacher Plato,...
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LibriVox recording of Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and its Influence on Morals and Happiness, Volume 2 by William Godwin. Read in English by Jddykst; Arden; ReeceT; HenRMJ; KateTk; Michael Poling; J. Grunfelder; Anautumnous; czandra It was Godwin, in his Enquiry concerning Political Justice (2 vols., 1793), who was the first to formulate the political and economical conceptions of anarchism, even though he did not give that name to the ideas developed in his remarkable work. Laws, he...
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Librivox's Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 001 A collection of ten short essays or other short nonfiction works in the public domain read by Librivox volunteers. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (83mb)
Topics: librivox, audiobook, nonfiction, essay, immanuel kant, chapman cohen, jack london, emma goldman,...
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"All The News You Never Knew You Needed To Know ...Until Now!" .
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of Anticipations, by H. G. Wells. Read by volunteer readers. Wells considered this book one of his most important, a natural follow-up to such works as his Man of the Year Million and The Time Machine . His goal was to get people to think and act in new ways. The book starts with a look at how humans get along socially and how they carry out their business ventures. It then discusses how these elements influence others, such as politics, the world of work, and education. H....
Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, sociology, culture, government, democracy, politics, education
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by George Washington Plunkitt
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LibriVox recording of Plunkitt of Tammany Hall: a series of very plain talks on very practical politic by George Washington Plunkitt. Read by Mike Vendetti. "I seen my opportunities and I took 'em.", George Washington Plunkitt of Tamminy Hall. There's honest graft and dishonest graft according to Plunkitt. Listen to this candid discourse from a 19th century politician, and decide for yourself if things have changed. (Summary by Mike Vendetti) For further information, including links...
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by Niccolò Machiavelli
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LibriVox recording of The Art of War (Neville Translation) by Niccolò Machiavelli. (Translated by Henry Neville.) Read in English by Clive Catterall The Art of War (1521) is the only book published by Niccolo Machiavelli during his lifetime, and he saw it as one of his finest achievements. The Art of War develops many themes introduced in Machiavelli’s earlier works “The Prince” and “Discourses” and presents them as the collected wisdom of a fictional leader Lord Fabrizio Colonna....
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, war, statecraft, military tactics
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 026 by Various Authors. Read by LibriVox Volunteers A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, travel, embroidery, science, mathematics, humor, philosophy, poliltics, and nature. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Niccolo Machiavelli
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LibriVox recording of The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). But the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. This was done with the permission of the Medici pope...
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by Patrick Henry
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LibriVox recording of The Antifederalist Papers. During the period of debate over the ratification of the Constitution, numerous independent local speeches and articles were published all across the country. Initially, many of the articles in opposition were written under pseudonyms, such as "Brutus", "Centinel", and "Federal Farmer". Eventually, famous revolutionary figures such as Patrick Henry came out publicly against the Constitution. They argued that the...
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by George Washburn Smalley
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LibriVox recording of Anglo-American Memories by George Washburn Smalley. Read in English by David Wales “These Memories [1911] were written in the first instance for Americans and have appeared week by week each Sunday in the New York Tribune…. they are mainly concerned with men of exceptional mark and position in America and Europe whom I have met, and with events of which I had some personal knowledge. There is no attempt at a consecutive story.” (Preface) Smalley was an American...
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by Francis Fisher Browne
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LibriVox recording of The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Francis Fisher Browne. Read by Bill Boerst. This detailed biography covers the places in Lincoln's life: Indiana, Illinois, Washington. It also traces his various roles as storekeeper, serviceman, state legislator, lawyer, politician, Republican Party leader, and of course President. Along the way we learn about his days of hardship as a beginning lawyer, his love for Anne Rutledge, such myths as "Honest Abe," and his...
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LibriVox recording of Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916 by Various Authors. Read in English by Jan Moorehouse This book is a compilation of scholarly lectures by distinguished experts delivered at Cambridge in August 1916. The titles of the lectures reveal the contents of each presentation and include the following: The war and Balkan politics; the representative system in Russia; past and present of Russian economics; Poland, old and new; the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Russian history, poland, balkan politics, russian economics, russian...
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by Percy Bysshe Shelley, Leigh Hunt, Harry Buxton Forman
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The Masque of Anarchy was Shelley's response to the Peterloo massacre at St Peter's Fields, Manchester, where 18 died and hundreds were injured, after Hussars charged into a rally for parliamentary reform. Written in Italy in 1819, the poem was not published until 1832, ten years after Shelley's death. This reading is from the first published edition with the addition of three words that were inserted in full only in later additions ('Eldon' in Stanza IV and 'Bible' and 'Sidmouth' in Stanza...
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by John Locke
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LibriVox recording of Two Treatises of Civil Government, by John Locke. The Two Treatises of Civil Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise is an extended attack on Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha , which argued for a divinely-ordained, hereditary, absolute monarchy. The more influential Second Treatise outlines a theory of civil society based on natural rights and contract theory. Locke begins by describing the "state of...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, politics, religion, political philosophy, divine right of kings, regal power,...
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by H. L. Mencken; George Jean Nathan
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LibriVox recording of The American Credo by H. L. Mencken; George Jean Nathan. Read in English by Adrienne Prevost The American Credo: A Contribution Toward the Interpretation of the National Mind, published in 1920, is a commentary on US politics, specifically regarding the tribalism encouraged by politicians and religious leaders, the contradicting definitions of professed American ideals, and, further, the cyclical nature of human history itself. - Summary by Adrienne Prevost For further...
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by Thomas Hobbes
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LibriVox recording of Leviathan, Books I and II, by Thomas Hobbes. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil is a book written in 1651 by Thomas Hobbes. The book concerns the structure of society (as represented figuratively by the frontispiece, showing the state giant made up of individuals). In the book, Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by a sovereign. Influenced by the English Civil War, Hobbes wrote that chaos or civil war -...
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by Edith Oenone Somerville
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Librivox recording of the Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Edith Oenone Somerville and Martin Ross. Read by Andy Minter. This is the first of three novels which Edith Somerville and her cousin Violet Martin wrote about the English Major Sinclair Yates who leaves the army to take up a position of Resident Magistrate in the West of Ireland in about 1895. The tales tell in a humorous way of his struggles with a new job, new culture, and with his landlord and neighbour Mr. ‘Flurry’ Knox...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, Edith Anna Somerville, Violet Florence Martin, comedy, politics
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Hacker Public Radio
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Summary: Reading and brief commentary and background on Molly DeBlanc's and Karen Sandler's techautonomy.org Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3402 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3402/hpr3402_source.flac Previously hpr3317 :: Reading a manifesto: Towards A Cooperative Technology Movement hpr3326 :: HPR Community News for April 2021 Free Software Timeline 1983-09: The GNU Project announced 1985-03: The GNU Manifesto [1987, GNU] [Dr. Dobb's 1985, Internet Archive]...
Topics: manifesto, community, free software, open source, politics, philosophy, digital autonomy
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by Henry Adams
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LibriVox recording of Democracy - An American Novel by Henry Adams. Read by Nicholas Clifford Not until after his death in 1918 was it revealed that Henry Adams was the anonymous author of Democracy, which had been published to great acclaim in 1880. Though the book avoids dates and the characters are fictitious, the setting is no doubt that of Washington in the 1870s, the age of Presidents Grant and Hayes. The young widow, Madeleine Lee, wealthy and independent, is the protagonist, who leaves...
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by John T. Morse
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LibriVox recording of John Quincy Adams, by John T. Morse. Read by volunteer readers. This biography contains three main sections. the first covers Adams's early years and his time as a diplomat--both in America and overseas. The second tells of his two careers as Secretary of State and President. The last involves his years in the House of Representatives. (Summary by Bill Boerst) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, history, biography, politics, United States
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by Richard William Church
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LibriVox recording of Bacon , by Richard William Church. Read by Bill Boerst. This investigation of Bacon the scholar and man of letters begins with a look at the early days ang progresses to his relationships with Queen Elizabeth and James I. It includes accounts of his positions as solicitor general, attorney-general, and chancellor. The book concludes with Bacon's failure, his overall philosophy, and summaries of his writings. (Summary by Bill Boerst ) For further information, including...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, Bacon, biography, economics-political-economy, history, literature,...
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by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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LibriVox recording of The Social Contract, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The Social Contract outlines Rousseau's views on political justice, explaining how a just and legitimate state is to be founded, organized and administered. Rousseau sets forth, in his characteristically brazen and iconoclastic manner, the case for direct democracy, while simultaneously casting every other form of government as illegitimate and tantamount to slavery. Often hailed as a revolutionary document which sparked the...
Topics: philosophy, politics, rousseau, librivox, audiobook, contract
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by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler
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LibriVox recording of Woman Suffrage and Politics by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler Read by LibriVox Volunteers Written after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment and published in 1923, "This book's essential contribution must be sought in its revelation of the bearing of American politics upon the question of woman suffrage." The book traces the history of the women's suffrage movement in the United States from 1848 through 1920. The Nineteenth Amendment to the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, women's rights, suffrage, woman suffrage
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by Quran in Kurdish
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Shaikh Sa'd Al-Ghamdi's Recitation of the Quran with Translating Its Meanings into Kurdish
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by Rosa Campbell Praed
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LibriVox recording of Policy and Passion by Rosa Campbell Praed. Read in English by Lynne T; Celine Major; Jim Locke; Kalynda "Policy and Passion, a Novel of Australian Life" tells the story about a father and daughter, torn between the policy of the country in which they live and the passions both have. The father, Thomas, is a rising politician until his love for a married woman changes the game while the daughter, Honora, falls in love with an English nobleman. But this is not only...
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by Charles E. Flandrau
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LibriVox recording of The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 1 by Charles E. Flandrau. Read in English by Jill Engle; TriciaG; Phil Schempf; pdaaaaps; Malar Ramesh; Sharon C.; Andrea Kotzer; Joy Baker; marksan; Jefferson Tholen; Elijah; Jessica Louise; sonpart; Chris A. Hawkins; David Olson "It has been a little over fifty years since the organization of the Territory of Minnesota, which at its birth was a very small and unimportant creation, but which in its half century...
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by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (Version 2) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Tony Foster "Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life" was Mrs Gaskell's first full-length novel. It was published anonymously in that tumultuous year of political change, 1848 - only a few months after the Communist Manifesto co-authored by her fellow Manchester-resident, Friedrich Engels. Engels's experience as agent in his father's cotton-spinning factory...
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by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
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LibriVox recording of Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. Read by Sibella Denton. Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, was at one time Ambassador to the Hague, negotiated the second Treaty of Vienna, was a founding governor of London’s Foundling Hospital, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, and Secretary of State. Having no legitimate children, his heir was his third cousin (another Philip) whom he adopted....
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by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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LibriVox recording of Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the premier movers in the original women’s rights movement, along with Susan B. Anthony, her best friend for over 50 years. While Elizabeth initially stayed home with her husband and many babies and wrote the speeches, Susan went on the road to bring the message of the women’s rights movement to an often hostile public. When black men were given the vote in 1870,...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, biography, history, instruction, memoirs, politics, religion
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of A Modern Utopia, by H. G. Wells. Read by Librivox volunteer readers. H. G. Wells's proposal for social reform was the formation of a world state, a concept that would increasingly preoccupy him throughout the remainder of his life. One of his most ambitious early attempts at portraying a world state was A Modern Utopia (1905). A Modern Utopia was intended as a hybrid between fiction and 'philosophical discussion'. Like most utopists, he has indicated a series of...
Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, economics, politics, society, laws, freedoms, idealism
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LibriVox recording of طبائع الاستبداد ومصارع الاستعباد (Tabai al-Istibdad wa-Masari al-Isti’bad) by Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi. Read in Arabic by Khaled_Fouad; Salma Yasser; Omar H. Eldahan; Zaineb; YasmineHaggag; Mahmoud Hussein; AhmedKidwany; Nour طبائع الاستبداد ومصارع الاستعباد كتاب من تأليف عبد الرحمن الكواكبي، يشخص الكاتب ما يسميه داء الاستبداد السياسي، ويصف...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, non-fiction, arabic, egypt, freedom, alkawakibi, despotism, 2019
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by Plato
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LibriVox recording of Laws, by Plato. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Νόμοι (Laws) is Plato's final dialogue written after his attempt to advise the tyrant Dionysius II of Syracuse. The dialogue takes place between: an Athenian Stranger (Socrates? A god in human form?); the quiet Lacedaemonian Megillus; and the Cretan Cleinias. The Stranger asks whether humans live to be more effective at waging war or if there is something more important a legislator should seek...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, philosophy, plato, greek, athens, law, ethics, politics, constitution, sparta
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by Helpful Timbo
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2019 Blackbird9's Breakfast Club Podcast Archive Here you can sample a great selection of podcast episodes from our B lackbird9's Breakfast Club. The Trading Post website can be found Here 2020 Archive can be found -  Here 2018 Archive can be found - Here      Join us Live This  Wednesday 8:00pm Eastern in the Podcast Lounge Listen and chat up a storm with the Blackbird9 community. Check out the great selection of Big Nine at 9 podcast Interviews Here
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by Emma Goldman
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Librivox recording of Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman. Read by Lee Elliott and Peter Yearsley. Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Born in Russia, Goldman emigrated to the US in 1885 and lived in New York City, where she became a writer and a renowned lecturer on anarchist...
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Topics: audiobooks, librivox, nonfiction, essays, anarchism, women's suffrage, marriage, prisons,...
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by Grégoire Hudry-Menos
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LibriVox recording of La Royale Maison de Savoie by Grégoire Hudry-Menos. Read in French by BeniaminoMassimo; Christiane Jehanne; Martine Grégoire Hudry-Menos, modeste journaliste savoyard, apporte un nouveau point de vue sur l'histoire de la maison de Savoie, montée quelques années plus tôt sur le trône d'Italie. Ces «Études historiques» sont dédiées au roi Victor-Emmanuel II. - Summary by BeniaminoMassimo For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, history, Italy, France, savoy, piedmont, dynasty
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by Peter Kropotkin
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LibriVox recording of The Conquest of Bread (version 2) by Peter Kropotkin. Read in English by AudibleAnarchist In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the defects of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he believes they thrive on and maintain poverty and scarcity, as symbol for richness and in spite of being in a time of abundance thanks to technology, while promoting privilege. He goes on to propose a more decentralised economic system based on mutual...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of Island Nights' Entertainments by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read in English by Tony Addison A marvelous depiction of two sides of South Sea Islands' life through three separate tales. One, the experience of the incoming British keen to live free and exploit the innocent; the other the supernatural as perceived by Stevenson working in the lives of the natives. One tale carries the germ of the story of Madame Butterfly, since become a part of Western culture. Another is an...
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2021 Blackbird9's Breakfast Club Podcast Archive Here you can sample a great selection of podcast episodes from our Blackbird9's Breakfast Club. The Trading Post website can be found -   Here 2020 Archive can be found -  Here       Join us Live  This  Wednesday 8:00pm Eastern in the   Podcast Lounge Listen and chat up a storm with the Blackbird9 community. Check out the great selection of Big Nine at 9 podcast Interviews  Here
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by John Milton
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LibriVox recording of Areopagitica, by John Milton. Read by Moira Fogarty. A prose tract or polemic by John Milton, published November 23, 1644, at the height of the English Civil War... Milton, though a supporter of the Parliament, argued forcefully against the Licensing Order of 1643, noting that such censorship had never been a part of classical Greek and Roman society. The tract is full of biblical and classical references which Milton uses to strengthen his argument. The issue was personal...
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AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE EYES OF RADIO Through the magic of radio this unique collection of shows captures American History like no other medium can. From dramatizations of events prior to the formation of the United States and our fight for freedom from England through manifest destiny and our push to the Pacific Ocean. From live radio broadcasts of a date which will live in infamy to the resignation of a defeated and humiliated President and so much more. These shows will offer hours of...
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by Peter Kropotkin
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LibriVox recording of The conquest of bread by Peter Kropotkin. Read by Enko. In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he believes they create poverty and scarcity while promoting privilege. He goes on to propose a more decentralised economic system based on mutual aid and voluntary cooperation, asserting that the tendencies for this kind of organisation already exist, both in evolution and in human...
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by Edward M. House
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LibriVox recording of Philip Dru: Administrator, by Edward M. House. Read by progressingamerica. Philip Dru: Administrator: a Story of Tomorrow, 1920-1935 is a futuristic political novel published anonymously in 1912 by Edward Mandell House, an American diplomat, politician and presidential foreign policy advisor. His book's hero leads the democratic western U.S. in a civil war against the plutocratic East, and becomes the dictator of America. Dru as dictator imposes a series of reforms that...
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by Errico Malatesta
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LibriVox recording of Anarchy, by Errico Malatesta. Read by Anna Simon. Anarchy explained by the anarchist Errico Malatesta. (Summary by Vineshen Pillay) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (49MB)
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by Benjamin Disraeli
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LibriVox recording of Sybil, or the Two Nations by Benjamin Disraeli. Read by Nicholas Clifford Sybil is one of the most prominent political novels of the mid-nineteenth century, taking as its subject the "condition of England" question. That phrase was first used by Thomas Carlyle in an essay of 1839 on Chartism, a working-class protest movement that plays a prominent role in this novel. The two nations are the rich and the poor, and the increasing gulf between them, and their...
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by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
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LibriVox recording of Concerning Isabel Carnaby by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler. Read in English by MaryAnn; Mary Herndon Bell; Jim Locke; Lynda Marie Neilson Isabel Carnaby returns from India. She starts looking for a place in upper class British society. At the begining, people are sceptical of her because she is an orphan. But she will surprise everybody. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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Librivox recording of LibriVox Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 016 by AUTHOR. Read by LibriVox volunteers. A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, science, literature, sports, education, humor, philosophy, nature and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For more free audiobooks, or...
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by Henry David Thoreau
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LibriVox recording of Civil Disobedience, by Henry David Thoreau. Read by Bob Neufeld. Civil Disobedience (Resistance to Civil Government) is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in...
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2020 Blackbird9's Breakfast Club Podcast Archive Here you can sample a great selection of podcast episodes from our Blackbird9's Breakfast Club. The Trading Post website can be found -   Here 2021 Archive can be found -  Here       Join us Live  This  Wednesday 8:00pm Eastern in the   Podcast Lounge Listen and chat up a storm with the Blackbird9 community. Check out the great selection of Big Nine at 9 podcast Interviews  Here
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by Karl Marx
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LibriVox recording of Wage-Labour and Capital by Karl Marx. Read by Carl Manchester. Originally written as a series of newspaper articles in 1847, Wage-Labour and Capital was intended to give a short overview, for popular consumption, of Marx's central theories regarding the economic relationships between workers and capitalists. These theories outlined include the Marxian form of the Labour Theory of Value, which distinguishes "labour" from "labour-power", and the Theory of...
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by Peter Struve; Mikhail Gershenzon; Nikolai Berdyaev; Sergei Bulgakov; Aron Lande; Bogdan Kistyakovski; Semyon Frank
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LibriVox recording of Вехи-Сборник статей о русской интеллигенции (Vekhi) by Peter Struve; Mikhail Gershenzon; Nikolai Berdyaev; Sergei Bulgakov; Aron Lande; Bogdan Kistyakovski; and Semyon Frank. Read in Russian by Kazbek. Сборник «Вехи» объединяет философские эссе, посвященные русской интеллигенции и её исторической роли. Появление сборника в 1909-м...
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LibriVox recording of The Chronicles of America Volume 14 - Washington and his Colleagues by Henry Jones Ford. Read in English by Jim Locke This next volume of the Chronicles of American series investigates Washington's development in the day to day world the various dimensions of the newly conceived Federal government with a president, a congress, a supreme court, a cabinet (his own creation), and a state department. Washington, being a man of great strength and character forged his own way,...
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by William James
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LibriVox recording of The Moral Equivalent of War, by William James. Read by D.E. Wittkower. The Moral Equivalent of War, the last public utterance of William James, is significant as expressing the opinions of a practical psychologist on a question of growing popular interest. For the past fifteen years the movement for promoting international peace has been enlisting the support of organizations and individuals the world over. That this is a question on which much may be said for the...
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by Immanuel Kant
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LibriVox recording of Perpetual Peace by Immanuel Kant. Translated by Benjamin Trueblood. Read in English by D.E. Wittkower This essay, written in 1795, puts forth a plan for a lasting peace between nations and peoples. Kant puts forth necessary means to any peace, and argues that nations can be brought into federation with one another without loss of sovereignty. In one translation, telling of the historical impact of this essay, this federation is called a “league of nations.” The...
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In this episode we talk about the new Oatly IPO and everything about money. We also talk about the Oatly factory in Sweden, in Saga's home town and her relationship to the brand. Saga introduces a new segment "What Sonam didn't grow up with" and Sonam is too excited about the conversation to know what's been said! Despite the lack of focus the conversation goes on to the issues with IKEA and patriotism in Sweden vs. New Zealand and finishes with one of the most important questions:...
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LibriVox recording of The Chronicles of America Volume 10 - Conquest of New France by George Wrong. Read in English by Jim Locke The English colonies, holding a great stretch of the Atlantic seaboard, increased in number and power. New France also grew stronger. The steady hostility of the rivals never wavered. There was, indeed, little open warfare as long as the two Crowns remained at peace. From 1660 to 1688, the Stuart rulers of England remained subservient to their cousin the Bourbon King...
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by Constance Elizabeth Maud
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LibriVox recording of No Surrender by Constance Elizabeth Maud. Read in English by Lisa Reichert Written from the midst of the struggle for female suffrage, Constance Elizabeth Maud’s novel No Surrender (1911) is a Call to Arms. It is a dramatic narrative portraying key players and historical events in the battle for the Vote for Women in Britain. Jenny Clegg is a Lancashire millgirl working long, hard hours under unhealthy conditions in order to support her mother and younger siblings, only...
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For the first time the Noble Qur'an, and the translation of its meaning in the Modern English language by Dr Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din Al-Hilali and Dr Muhammad Muhsin Khan, are being presented on audio CD. The beautiful recitation of the Noble Qur'an is done by Sheikh Nadir Al-Qallawi (الشيخ نادر القلاوي), and the translation is read by Bilal Abdul-Karim (بلال عبد الكريم) from USA. The Noble Qur’an was revealed in Arabic over 1400 years ago for the whole of humanity...
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by William Forwood
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LibriVox recording of Recollections of a Busy Life by William Forwood. Read in English by DPranitis Liverpool in the second half of the 19th century was burgeoning with rich merchants and swollen with poor immigrants. It was known variously as the "New York of Europe" and the "Black Spot on the Mersey." Waist-deep in this mosaic we find William Bower Forwood making a busy life for himself, making his fortune in cotton trading (including running the American blockade of the...
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by Various
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Librivox recording of LibriVox Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 002 Read by Librivox Volunteers A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, religion, science and humor. Included in this collection are the "Oath of Hippocrates" and "The Funeral Oration of Pericles" along with Patrick Henry's "The Call to...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Death of King John by William Shakespeare. The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatises the reign of John, King of England (ruled 1199–1216), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mid-1590s but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in 1623. John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216), also known as John Lackland...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Sea Lady (Version 2) by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland. A mermaid contrives to have herself "rescued from drowning" and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive, which she conceals for quite a while, is to win the heart of a handsome but irresponsible young man whom she glimpsed when he went swimming in the Pacific. Introduced into polite society as an invalid, she proves to be intelligent and charming, but as an...
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by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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LibriVox recording of Third Class in Indian Railways, by Mohandas K Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer of satyagraha — resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa or total nonviolence — which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi is commonly...
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by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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LibriVox recording of On the Laws, by Marcus Tullius Cicero. Translated by Charles Duke Yonge. Read by Geoffrey Edwards De Legibus (On the Laws) is a philosophical dialogue between: Cicero's friend Titus Pomponius Atticus; Cicero's brother Quintus; and Cicero himself. The dialogue is written in the style of Plato who was greatly revered by Cicero. De Legibus forms a continuation of Cicero's own work De re Publica (On the Commonwealth or On the Republic) and is also a response to Plato's work...
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by H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of The Brethren by H. Rider Haggard. Read by Abigail Rasmussen. Set in the days of the Crusaders, this books tells of a young maiden named Rosamund, and her twin cousins. Godwin is the grey eyed thoughtful man, and Wulf is the blue eyed warrior. They are both knights of England and they are both in love with their fair cousin. But the riddle of the story is which does Rosamund love? The adventure begins when Rosamund is taken from England and carried to the East. The plot...
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by Thomas Cleland Dawson
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LibriVox recording of The South American Republics, Part II by Thomas Cleland Dawson. Read in English by Piotr Nater This history begins when Pizarro and Almagro, Valdivia and Benalcazar, led their desperadoes across the Isthmus to the conquest, massacre, and enslavement of the prosperous and civilised millions who inhabited the Pacific coast of South America. It ends with the United States opening a way through that same Isthmus for the ships, the trade, the capital of all the world; with...
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by Ella Middleton Tybout
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LibriVox recording of The Wife of the Secretary of State, by Ella Middleton Tybout. Read by volunteer readers. In this political thriller set at the turn of the 20th century, several lives, both of Washington insiders and those on the periphery, intersect over the issue of some stolen diplomatic papers. And what hidden secrets bind Mrs. Redmond, the wife of the Secretary of State, to the unscrupulous Count Valdmir, the Russian ambassador? Politics, power, and intrigue combine in this novel,...
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A collection of media created by Dissident Island, a radical radio collective and group of trouble makers that like bass, music, freedom and dogs in hats.  http://www.dissidentisland.org
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